DIY Foot Scrubs – 10 amazing recipes for clean and healthy feet

We all are extra careful when it’s a matter of our face skin. But do you equally pay attention to your feet? Well, just like our face, those feet also need your special care as they get tired too. And this doesn’t mean you need to get your feet on the spa every week or so because after reading this blog, your home will be your next go-to spa to pamper your feet.

diy foot scrub

Yes, we are talking about the DIY foot scrub. Wonder why your feet need scrub? Well, scrubbing helps to improve the blood circulation in your feet and exfoliates the dead skin cells and dirt to make your feet look and smell awesome. 

So, here we reveal 10 amazing DIY foot scrub to rejuvenate your foot skin and enjoy clean, healthy, smooth and supple feet at home.


1. Lemon, coconut oil and sugar foot scrub

Lemon helps to brighten your skin, coconut oil provides moisturize and sugar helps in exfoliation of dead skin cells. This combo leaves smooth and soft feet that you’ll fall in love with.

Things you’ll need:

  • ¼ cup of coconut oil
  • 1 cup of sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil (optional)

Directions

  • Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl.
  • Gently apply the scrub on your feet and start exfoliating.
  • Once done, rinse off with cool water, pat dry and moisturize.

2. Pamper your feet with oatmeal scrub

Oatmeal is one of the natural skin exfoliators that works as wonder to make your feet extra soft and supple. 

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 teaspoons oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons bath salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2-3 tablespoons water

Directions: 

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl to form a paste.
  2. Apply the paste to your feet and start scrubbing for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Then rinse off with clean water, pat dry and moisturize. 

3. Scrub your feet off with milk and sugar 

The lactic acid content in milk helps to break down dead skin cells and the fat content provides moisture to the skin. The sugar on the other hand helps to exfoliate dead skin cells to provide smooth texture.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups lukewarm water 
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions:

  • In a big bowl (enough to soak your feet), pour both milk and lukewarm water.
  • Soak your feet for about 15 minutes.
  • Now, mix sugar and coconut oil in a small bowl.
  • Remove your fit from soaking and gently scrub your feet with sugar and coconut oil mix.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.
  • Pat dry and moisturize. 

4. Honey, sugar and lemon foot scrub

Honey provides moisture to make your feet feel softer, lemon helps to brighten your feet and sugar exfoliates the dead skin cells. Overall, it’s an effective foot scrub to make your feet shine.

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½  cup olive or coconut oil

Directions:

  • Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply the mixture to your feet and scrub for about 15 minutes.
  • Leave it for a while then rinse off with water.
  • Pat dry and apply moisturizer. 

5.  Massage with a coffee foot scrub

Massaging with this DIY coffee scrub will ensure healthy skin with swelling and pain relief as coffee consists of anti-inflammatory properties.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoon coffee grounds
  • 2 tablespoons sugar 
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply the mixture to your feet and gently massage for about 15 minutes.
  • Then wash it off, pat dry and moisturize. 

6. Exfoliate your feet with brown sugar and olive oil scrub

One of the natural foot scrubs to pamper your feet is the combination of brown sugar and olive oil. It works as a wonder to make your feet soft, supple and smooth.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3-4 drops of essential oil (optional)

Directions: 

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply the mixture to your feet and scrub it gently.
  • Then leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse off.
  • Pat dry and apply moisturizer.

7. Combine coconut oil and salt to scrub your feet

This DIY foot scrub is not only great to give you that extra shiny, smooth and supple foot but also deals with cracked heels. It helps to rejuvenate your skin cells and also slows down skin aging.

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 cup salt ( Epsom or any bath salt)
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 3-4 drops of any essential oil

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply the mixture to your feet and scrub it gently.
  • Then leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse off.
  • Pat dry and apply moisturizer.

8. Baking soda foot scrub

Baking soda foot scrub is another effective home remedy to soothe your feet. It also helps to fight against toenail fungus and relieves any aches.  

Things you’ll need:

  • 3 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1-2 tablespoons water

Directions: 

  • Make a thick baking soda paste by mixing both baking soda and water.
  • Apply the mixture to your feet and massage for about 10 minutes.
  • Then, wash it off, pat dry and moisturize. 

9. Exfoliate your feet with strawberry and sugar scrub

Strawberries helps to soften your feet and it also has skin rejuvenating properties along with UV protection.

Things you’ll need: 

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

  • Mash the strawberries first and add sugar.
  • Mix it well and add olive oil to the mixture.
  • Apply the scrub to your feet, gently massage and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Then rinse off, pat dry and apply moisturizer.

10. Scrub your feet with peach and sugar scrub

While peach adds a pleasant smell to the scrub, it is also very comforting to skin. When combined with sugar, it acts as an amazing exfoliator and skin rejuvenator. 

Things you’ll need:

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1-2 fresh peach 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

  • Grind peach to form a paste.
  • Then add sugar and olive oil to it.
  • Apply the scrub to your feet, gently massage for about 10 minutes and leave it for 20 more minutes.
  • Then rinse off, pat dry and apply moisturizer.

So, next time if you are thinking of going to the parlour for a pedicure, simply think of the above options. You can easily get pampered legs at home with these amazing DIY foot scrub. Try any of the remedies today and let us know your experience in the comment section below.
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